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Syntel Reviews

Updated March 20, 2017
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Syntel President, CEO, and Director Prashant Ranade
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  1. "Oranization Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Program Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Presence in Quality Client Base.
    Better compensation as compared to Industry peers.
    More Onsite opportunity

    Cons

    Small foot print as compared to Industry peers hence lesser opportunity


  2. "Good"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Good working culture
    Importance is given to new ideas

    Cons

    I can not think of any cons


  3. "Nice Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Great Opportunities
    2. Great Client Exposure
    3. Descent Salary

    Cons

    1. Admin needs Improvement
    nothing else

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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  5. "Good Company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time

    Pros

    Very good visibility to top management

    Cons

    Inconsistent strategy, less pay and decreasing people focus

    Advice to Management

    Please work on long term strategy from people engagement perspective


  6. "Its great company to start your IT journey....."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1) Introduction to new technologies fats.
    2) great first job

    Cons

    1) management
    2)Its better to already have a lot of experience even if your entry level.


  7. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer
    Former Employee - Software Developer

    I worked at Syntel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good learning curve, nice work environment

    Cons

    Ready to spend so much time in an office


  8. "Great Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome Culture and Great Work Experience

    Cons

    Work Life and Personal Life Mix can be a struggle

    Advice to Management

    Hire More Onsite Employees


  9. "Technology Lead"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology Lead in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Technology Lead in Phoenix, AZ

    I have been working at Syntel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Getting a good salary and work culture is also good.

    Cons

    Internal processes are little confusing.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Syntel a company to get settled after having 10 years of experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are working in India, this is the best company to get a Visa and onsite with little experience .
    If you work hard you can get to onsite in 3 years of experience.

    Cons

    HR and their policies are not up to the mark. Management decision are fluctuating every now and then.

    Advice to Management

    Need to have strong top level management and need to hire good HR members.


  11. "Excellent Onsite opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Onsite opportunities are awesome.
    Good Technical people
    Pune campus is awesome
    enough PTOs but not easy to get them

    Cons

    Bad management
    enough PTOs but not easy to get them
    Client pressure is very high
    Low chances of growth



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